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Buzz Clik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-08-07 08:37 AM
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26. And what poison is that?
The rat poison hypothesis didn't play out.
Melamine seems highly unlikely.

As I say, we've been warned about various urinary problems from pet food for decades. Considering that this problem has been intensely studied for quite some time now, one has to wonder exactly what we're dealing with.
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  -Folks, the China/gluten/pet food story is starting to take on a distinct odor. Buzz Clik  Apr-07-07 03:44 PM   #0 
  - If that's true, then good.  Clark2008   Apr-07-07 03:52 PM   #1 
  - There you go. There's a lot of passion like yours out there.  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 03:59 PM   #4 
  - Then "handful of pets" who died are the reported cases from  lizzy   Apr-07-07 03:55 PM   #2 
  - You're assuming that it's the pet food companies who started and are sustaining this.  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 03:58 PM   #3 
  - American wheat will be back in vogue  TexasProgresive   Apr-07-07 04:04 PM   #5 
  - Illinois is pretty far down the list on wheat growing areas.  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 04:08 PM   #6 
     - That may be happening also but I don't have sources there.n/t  TexasProgresive   Apr-09-07 05:54 AM   #30 
  - The idea that you need high concentrations  Annces   Apr-07-07 04:16 PM   #7 
  - And someone in the Futures market with inside information....  PhilipShore   Apr-07-07 04:22 PM   #8 
  - quite possibly....  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 07:06 PM   #19 
  - our cat died and was eating dry food, the bad blood elements were off th charts, the machine couldnt  sam sarrha   Apr-07-07 04:23 PM   #9 
  - one thing that needs clarification....  mike_c   Apr-07-07 05:55 PM   #10 
  - That's a logical explanation except for one thing:  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 06:52 PM   #12 
  - sure, rodents are a major problem for grain storage....  mike_c   Apr-08-07 10:37 AM   #29 
  - The Chinese have a bit of a track record of poisoning their own  kestrel91316   Apr-07-07 07:00 PM   #16 
     - True enough. And they poison their air and water.  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 07:09 PM   #20 
     - Yes they are horrible with this regard  turtlensue   Apr-08-07 09:51 AM   #27 
  - I think you're misreading that piece. The article doesn't say  pnwmom   Apr-07-07 06:46 PM   #11 
  - Not only that, pet food just has 'wheat gluten' on it.  lizzy   Apr-07-07 06:54 PM   #13 
  - Very possibly. However IF someone can implicate the Chinese gluten and ...  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 07:06 PM   #18 
     - People who buy these products will have no way of knowing  lizzy   Apr-07-07 07:10 PM   #21 
  - Your read of the article seems to be correct. But you misunderstand one point:  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 06:59 PM   #15 
  - Consider the source: about.CHEMISTRY.com  kestrel91316   Apr-07-07 06:58 PM   #14 
  - That's an interesting thought, and along the lines I'm suggesting.  Buzz Clik   Apr-07-07 07:03 PM   #17 
  - Wheat gluten has been used in pet food for a *very* long time before this poison was added.  w4rma   Apr-08-07 02:05 AM   #22 
  - Perhaps its a percentage of content issue  formercia   Apr-08-07 04:26 AM   #23 
  - My previous pet was cremated into an urn. I expect they cremate all of them or have mass graves.(nt)  w4rma   Apr-08-07 05:55 AM   #24 
  - My friend told me  formercia   Apr-08-07 06:51 AM   #25 
  - fyi- my old cats ashes are on the mantle at my house  turtlensue   Apr-08-07 09:53 AM   #28 
  - And what poison is that?  Buzz Clik   Apr-08-07 08:37 AM   #26 
  - The voice of the rendering plants  formercia   Apr-09-07 07:28 AM   #31 
 

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